Category: Tech & Science

Chimera Jailbreak 1.2.5 Update Brings Significant Stability Improvements

The Electra team has released Chimera 1.2.5 for iOS 12 – iOS 12.2. The latest update to the jailbreaking tool fixes the stability issues that many users on iOS 12.2 had reported while jailbreaking their device. Additionally, the update also contains fixes for some random freezes on iOS 12 – iOS 12.2. Below is the […]

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UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign

Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisers, scammers have been impersonating the UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) luring victims into a trap with Bitcoin. The email features the FCA‘s recognizable maroon branding and logo. It also features branding […]

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Facebook’s Messenger Kids failed to do its only job of keeping tabs on children’s chats

In 2017, Facebook launched a messenger app for kids to let them safely chat only with people approved by their guardians. However, a recently discovered design flaw in the app allowed young users to do precisely the opposite: participate in group chats with adults, without their parents’ permission. This flaw let kids accept new people […]

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Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes

A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually. Sepsis occurs when the body’s immune response to infection triggers an inflammation chain reaction throughout the body, causing high heart rate, high fever, shortness of breath, […]

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Apple Reportedly in ‘Advanced Talks’ to Acquire Intel’s Smartphone Modem Business for $1 Billion

Apple is reportedly in “advanced talks” to buy Intel’s smartphone modem business. The deal is pegged to be around $1 billion and would include Intel’s expansive patent portfolio along with the entire modem team. Intel and Apple have been in discussions about the modem business acquisition since 2018 itself. The Apple-Intel discussions began last summer, […]

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watchOS 5.3 Expands ECG App Availability to Canada and Singapore, Fixes Walkie-Talkie Eavesdropping Bug

Alongside iOS 12.4, Apple also released the watchOS 5.3 update for all compatible Apple Watch. The update fixes the eavesdropping bug with the Walkie-Talkie app and re-enables it once again. Apple had disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on the Apple Watch last week after it discovered a major eavesdropping bug. The company had mentioned in its […]

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